Man charged with driving over lawns

Police arrested a 20-year-old Milford man for allegedly driving over people’s lawns in December.

According to a police report, Joseph Paglia, 20, of Greenfield Avenue, was arrested on a warrant Jan. 19 and charged with evading responsibility and failure to drive.

Paglia is accused of driving over the lawns and damaging property to several Riverside Drive residences on Dec. 5. Paglia was found later that morning when his vehicle was reported crashed into a utility pole on Robert Treat Parkway.

Paglia was released from police custody on his promise to appear in court Feb. 18.